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By Aziz Ejaz UN’s delegation visit to Pakistan as a fact finding team to investigate the cases of “enforced disappearances” plaguing the country at the invitation of the government did not forget Baluchistan, besides. UN’s delegation despite hearing directly to the victimized families rushed to state’s authorities as it has been affirmed by the interior minister of that time that ...

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What Is This Country Hiding That It Has To Ban British Journalists?

By Fatimah Mazhar In line with its reputation of being one of the most hostile places for journalists, Pakistan barred a British reporter from entering the country. Willem Marx was recently banned after he published Balochistan: At a Crossroads, a book about the unstable and poverty-stricken southern province of Pakistan. Although the Bloomberg TV reporter was heading to another city ...

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2,000 kilometers long march to highlight the issue of Baloch missing persons

By Abdus-Sattar Ghazali  The families of Baloch missing persons today, Friday Feb 28, 2014, completed more than 2,000 kilometers protest march on foot to highlight the issue of missing persons in Pakistan’s volatile Balochistan province.  The Voice for Baloch Missing Person (VBMP) organized the march, which started in Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan on October 27, 2013 and ended in ...

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1, 40,000 killed, at least 20,000 Baloch are missing since 2006 : Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti

Geneva : Addressing a press conference at Geneva press club on 28 February,the Baloch nationalist leader and head of the Baloch Republican Party Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti  said that  1, 40,000  Baloch had  been  killed and  at least 20,000 Baloch were missing since 2006.  “Balochistan is burning since the forceful occupation by state in 1948. Five major military operations had been ...

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Six militants killed in clash with Frontier Corps (FC) in Dera Bugti

DERA BUGTI: Six militants were killed in a clash with Frontier Corps (FC) personnel here in Dera Bugti on Saturday. According to sources, an encounter took place between militants and FC men at Rustam Bazaar of Sui Tehsil. A spokesperson of FC stated that six militants  were killed whereas five others were injured.   Large amounts of explosive materials were ...

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Surab: At least three FC men killed and six injured in attack on convoy

Surab: At least three personnel of Frontier Corps (FC) were killed and six others injured in a remote controlled bomb attack at their convoy near Surab area of Balochistan on Saturday. According to the initial reports the convoy was attacked by a remote controlled bomb as it was on a regular patrol duty at Surab area of district Kalat, some ...

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Left-wing Pakistani activists call on Govt to support Baloch Marchers

LONDON: Left-wing Pakistani activists have called on the government of Pakistan to listen to the demands of Baloch campaigners who have staged a long-march through Pakistani towns and cities to the federal capital to highlight the issue of the alleged enforced disappearances of Baloch activists.  Workers from various progressive, left-leaning Pakistani parties staged a demonstration outside Prime Minister David Cameron’s ...

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Pity the Nation That Does Not Respond to the Misery of Fellow Countrymen

Mohammad Bilal Akhter Lashari Long marches are not a new phenomenon. Many leaders, from all over the world, have embarked on long marches primarily for political motives. The most prime example is of Mao Tse-tung who along with soldiers and party cadres covered a distance of more than 9000 kilometers. Such efforts not only cemented his position as the leader ...

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How Mama Qadeer made a history?

By Yousaf Ajab Baloch   Baloch human rights activist Mama Qadeer 72, with 20 other Baloch women and children has made a history by breaking 84-year old record of Mahtama Gandi. Gandi had marched 390 kilometers on foot from Ahmedabad to Dandi against British Government in 1930, whereas Mama Qaeer Baloch traveled for more than 2000 kilometers on foot from Quetta ...

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Participants of long march from Balochistan arrive in Rawalpindi

Islamabad: The participants of Baloch long march have arrived today in Rawalpindi and will march towards Islamabad tomorrow. According to the details the participants of long march have arrived Rawalpindi and will march towards Islamabad. The long march is being led by Mama Qadeer Baloch, vice chairman of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP).  The long march leader Mama Qadeer ...

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